Sea of Thieves Season 10 Delayed to October 19

Sea of Thieves Season 10 Delayed to October 19

Sea of Thieves kicked off its ninth season in March, which suggests the time for Season 10’s launch – a minimum of in accordance with the sport’s common schedule of seasonal updates – is approaching. Because it seems, nevertheless, developer Uncommon has introduced that the look ahead to the subsequent season of its on-line pirate sport goes to be a bit longer than anticipated.

Uncommon has introduced that Sea of Thieves Season 10 has been pushed again to October 19 from its previously-planned August launch. Uncommon says that “the challenges of implementing new techniques” within the sport with Season 10, further months of improvement grew to become vital. “Most of these foundational releases are difficult to make, as we have now to make sure they work together with all the present techniques within the sport,” wrote head of group Christina McGrath, who additionally talked about that Season 10’s headlining characteristic is one such instance.

The develoer has additionally acknowledged that this implies Season 9 will go on for much longer than it was meant to, and a number of gamers could have already got gotten every part out of it that they presumably may have.

“We recognise that it’s not simply the delay of latest content material that’s irritating, however the affect on Season 9’s size too,” McGrath wrote. “It was by no means our intention to have it final this lengthy, and we perceive that a lot of our gamers may have already hit Renown stage 100 and really feel like they’ve explored every part there may be to see and do with the options launched in Season 9. We all know you’ve come to count on a constant rhythm of how and after we ship new gameplay experiences, and Season Ten’s delay signifies that we’ll be asking you to attend a short time longer to get your fingers on a giant, model new characteristic.”

That stated, there’s nonetheless issues for Sea of Thieves gamers to stay up for within the coming months. Final week, Uncommon launched the primary in a sequence of three free episodes primarily based on Monkey Island, with the remaining two set to launch in August and September. Moreover, McGrath has additionally confirmed that due to the extra improvement time Uncommon now has for Season 10, a month after its launch, the developer will even be releasing what was beforehand meant to be Season 11’s headlining new characteristic.

“Regardless that shifting Season Ten again wasn’t one thing we had been wanting to do, the shuffle has opened up a chance: it’s meant that we’ve been in a position to take what was initially focused because the subsequent Season’s headline content material and make it a part of Season Ten,” she wrote. “The present plan is for this to launch within the second month of Season Ten, which might imply gamers getting two headliner options in as many months.

So we’re hopeful that whereas issues could really feel a little bit gradual in the intervening time, we’ll be barrelling into the previous couple of months of the yr with a number of momentum, giving gamers the sense of a world re-energised by a packed Season Ten schedule together with a number of characteristic releases, occasions and experiences.”

Sea of Thieves is accessible on Xbox Collection X/S, Xbox One, and PC.

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